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ID: 500030486
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500030486

 

Record Type: Person
Breen, Adam van (Dutch painter and draftsman, active 1611-1629)

Note: Active for a time in Norway, working on commissions from King Christian IV such as the decoration of Akershus Castle (after 1624). Other works include a painting (1630-1631) of an enormous piece of silver found at Kongsberg, where the King had opened silver mines and founded the town. He also painted an altarpiece of the Last Supper (1633) for Kongsberg Church (now the Lyngdal Church), based on an engraving by Magdalene van de Passe; it was extremely popular and inspired similar designs in rural churches in the Numedal valley. Comment on works: painter

Names:
Breen, Adam van (preferred,V,index)
Adam van Breen (V,display)
Brecht, Adam van (V)
Breem, Adam van (V)
Breen, Adam Van (V)
Adam Van Breen (V)
a. van breen (LU,U)

Nationalities:
Dutch (preferred)
Netherlandish

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
religious artist
draftsman
decorative artist

Gender: male

Events:
active:   Norway (Europe) (nation)
active:   Hague, The (South Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
active:   Amsterdam (North Holland, Netherlands) (inhabited place)
active:   Oslo (Oslo, Norway) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
influenced by ....  Avercamp, Hendrick  
........................  (Dutch painter, 1585-1634) [500030575]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Breen, Adam van (I)

Biographies:
(Dutch painter and draftsman, active 1611-1629) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Dutch painter and draughtsman, act.1611-1636) ..... [GRLPA]
(Dutch artist, op.1611-1636) ..... [WCP]
(Dutch artist, active 1611-1636) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Netherlandish artist, ca.1585-aft.1642) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Adam van Breen ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Adam Van Breen ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
a. van breen ........ [PROV]
......................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Brecht, Adam van ........ [GRLPA]
................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
Breem, Adam van ........ [GRLPA]
..............................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
Breen, Adam van ........ [GRLPA Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred]
..............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 19 Sep 2003
..............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
Breen, Adam Van ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
...............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [GRLPA, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 19 Sep 2003
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 19 Sep 2003
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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